THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY COMIC-CON 2012 PREMIERE (Exclusive Video) – At this year’s Comic-Con, cast members of the upcoming The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, and director Peter Jackson walked the red carpet at the premiere of the fantasy adventure film. The cast members spoke about their upcoming film as well as the returning characters and the new. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey stars Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Elijah Wood, Evangeline Lilly, Andy Serkis, Richard Armitage, John Bell, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Luke Evans, Stephen Fry, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Barry Humphries, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Sylvester McCoy, Bret McKenzie, Graham McTavish, Mike Mizrahi, James Nesbitt, Dean O’Gorman, Lee Pace, Mikael Persbrandt, Conan Stevens, Ken Stott, Jeffrey Thomas, Aidan Turner, and Billy Connolly.
“Whenever I make a movie, I always make it for myself because it’s a movie I want to see.” – Peter Jackson
“We feel that people really want these films. They want to see The Hobbit on the screen and we’re the guys delivering it to them.” – Ian McKellen
PLOT: A curious Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, journeys to the Lonely Mountain with a vigorous group of Dwarves to reclaim a treasure stolen from them by the dragon Smaug.
- US, UK & Canada – December 14
- Germany – December 13
- Australia – December 26
Watch the exclusive footage below: